Malena and Graham's Shrine to '59
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Jonathan B.
Jul 17, 2008

Malena and Graham have a different approach to green: they haven't done an intensive renovation, or put down bamboo floors, or built from scratch. They invested time in finding the perfect house for them. All it needed was a bit of cleaning, polishing, and paint. And now it's green and gorgeous.

Also this week, Re-nest readers chipped in with opinions on their favorite reusable bags. Stephanie took us through a 7,000 square foot (?!!) green house. We met Jay Hasbrouck, who blogs over at Verde Vista, and we went through step-by-step how to get a good finish using zero- or low-VOC paint. Also, remember Ian and Raedia's house? We saw it while it was still under construction, and now it's (almost) all done.



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We profiled Jay Hasbrouck for our Green People series. His blog, Verde Vista, always makes us rethink our assumptions about green and sustainability.

We've put together a step-by-step guide to getting good looking results with zero-VOC paint. It needs a bit more care in application than paint that pollutes.

Stephanie finds the good green features in this 7000 square foot home by Desiño Earle.

Chico? Envirosax? CYMA? Crochet-your-own? What's the best reusable bag? It's a question we can't seem to get enough at Re-nest.

We've been on a green tour of Ian and Raedia's house in Vermont while it was still under construction. And now, they're (almost) done.

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